Blog Posts

Summer’s arrived and what better time than to go out walking and cycling during the warmer weather! When the sun comes out, it’s a great opportunity to head outside and explore the walks, cycling routes and greenspaces right on our doorstep across Leeds. Not only does choosing sustainable methods such...

Hello! I’m Zoe, a Sustainability Project Assistant, and I’m here to talk about Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme for 2021 is ‘Nature’ as interacting with the natural world can be beneficial to both your physical and mental health. Good health and wellbeing is goal number three of the United...

PhD student Nicholas Davison has been exploring the impacts of Covid-19 on food waste management at the University. Nicholas has been involved in the University’s Living Lab for Food Waste since he began his studies in the Bioenergy Centre for Doctoral Training in 2017. Nicholas is looking at the optimisation of...

Student Sustainability Architect, Ariane Far, interviews Tessa Mason, Student Nurse, and the winner of our Instagram competition to find the best ideas for helping the University and students to prevent food waste. As McCowan (2020), underlined, academic institutions are one of the key players in the fight against climate change....

Hello, my name is Lisa Mitchell and I am a member of the Print and Mail service at the University of Leeds. With International Forest Day on the 21 March, I think Print and Paper have a great environmental story to tell. There aren’t many industries around that can aspire...

The days are getting longer, lighter and warmer; spring is truly on the way! To celebrate the spring equinox on the 20 March, Caitlin, our Biodiversity Research Ambassador, is here to draw your attention to the new life you might be able to notice around you as spring arrives. A...

Let me introduce myself, my name’s Jack Slater, I’m the Sales and Marketing Executive for The Edge Sports and Fitness Centre. Instead of the usual sales and marketing shenanigans, I’d like to tell you a little bit about my own story, what health and fitness means to me and why...